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Matthew Hart

Matthew Hart

Matthew Hart


As President of the firm, Matt is responsible for all facets of operations, business development, and strategic direction of Morris-Berg Architects. With a commitment to the firm’s strategic plan, he shapes the firm’s long-range direction by identifying and cultivating opportunities that not only builds on the enduring legacy of the firm but also fosters the next generation of design excellence and client satisfaction. He represents the organization throughout the community and cultivates enduring relationships with clients, contractors, and consultants. He also oversees the financial framework of Morris-Berg to ensure the firm’s financial health is maintained. By embracing open communication and collaboration, he has established a culture where creativity thrives, ideas flourish, and aspirations are realized. Through the firm’s core values, he provides clear direction and promotes accountability within and among all staff.

A graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) with a Masters Degree in Architecture, Matt has worked on a large variety of projects for retail, hospitality, and commercial clients; however, his main focus and passion has been student learning environments for K-12 and Higher Education clients. The son of a First Grade Teacher, he has sought to create not only learning environments, but also spaces conducive to teaching. He is registered in Georgia and North Carolina and also holds an NCARB Certificate for licensing reciprocity throughout the country. With extensive experience as an architect and project manager, he mentors aspiring architects and shares insight gained from his career spanning four firms in Georgia and North Carolina.

Beyond Morris-Berg Architects, Matt is actively engaged in advancing the architectural profession through involvement with the American Institute of Architects, having served continuously at multiple levels of the organization since 2007. He currently serves as a trustee for the North Carolina Architectural Foundation. Due to his active engagement as the South Atlantic Regional Associate Director, he was awarded the AIA Georgia Emerging Professionals Award and an AIA Georgia Presidential Citation. He also contributes to the community in which he lives, serving on the Belmont Planning and Zoning Board since 2019. Early in his life, Matt was awarded the prestigious award of Eagle Scout in 1999.

In addition to his professional pursuits, Matt finds fulfillment in family trips across the country and outdoor hobbies such as camping, running and mountain biking. He is married to Natalie and they have two kids, Rowdy and Rebel, as well as two Golden Retrievers, Dixie and Skyy.

  • Favorite Animal | Gibbons
  • Favorite Sport | Baseball (Atlanta Braves)
  • Favorite Movie | Star Wars
  • Favorite Band | Dave Matthews